Historically Speaking Episode 127
“The Rutland Winter Carnival, 1951 – 1960”. Jim Davidson presents a brief history of the Winter Carnival. Although the winter carnival lasted only ten years, it was a February weekend highlight of the winter tourist season. The selection of a Carnival Queen and her court was a community social event. Community support was great but the weather didn’t always cooperate. There is a brief discussion of why the carnival was dropped. Tom Carpenter hosts the program and joins Jim in a sharing of winter activities in the past.
Producer Rutland Historical SocietyAudio/Visual sound, colorLanguage English